What Is the Largest City in Kansas?


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The Topeka-Capital Journal reports that, according to the 2010 census numbers, Wichita is the largest city by population in the state of Kansas. The 2010 census showed a population figure of 382,368 for Wichita.

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What Is the Largest City in Kansas?
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The second largest city by population in Kansas was Overland Park, with a population of 173,372. Overland Park also had the second highest percentage growth in population since the 2000 census among the five largest cities in the state, at 16.3 percent. Kansas City was the third largest, with 145,768 residents. The capital, Topeka, came in fourth, with 127,473 residents. Olathe was in fifth place, with 125,892 residents, a 35.4 percent increase since the 2000 census.

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